Gallagher Bassett appoints new GM

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Gallagher Bassett appoints new GM
Third party claims services provider Gallagher Bassett has announced a new general manager of specialty markets.

Peter Tomkins will take on the role, effective immediately, in what used to be known as Gallagher Bassett’s general insurance division.

The division rebrand to specialty markets is designed to better reflect the growing diversity of the business and new product development.

Tomkins will take over from Damien Gilhooley who will remain with the business and take on the new role of general manager for catastrophe response.

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“Peter is well placed to combine his operational and strategic skills to assist in the ongoing development of general insurance and broadening of our speciality market products,” John McNamara, Gallagher Bassett’s managing director of Australia, said.

In Gilhooley’s new role he will provide dedicated claims management services to clients in catastrophe situations.

Tomkins joined Gallagher Bassett over 12 months ago as a business development manager for insurance carrier strategies at the firm’s Sydney office.

Tomkins has relocated to Brisbane for his new role.

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